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Police interviews over Savvy deal | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Police interviews over Savvy deal | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Police confirmed today that "a person of interest" was helping with inquiries in connection with an $800,000 Government deal with an American music promoter.The news came after lawyers for the Government failed to locate Anthony Blakey in Georgia to serve him with a legal demand to return the bulk of the cash, plus interest.Police did not identify the individual being interviewed - but it is understood to be Danilee Trott, a Bermudian event planner who worked with Mr Blakey.The loan
The Royal Gazette, 23 hours ago

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Police, Government reach agreement | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Police, Government reach agreement | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Police officers have reached an "amicable agreement" with the Government on pay cuts and other changes to conditions of service after months of negotiations. The deal between the Bermuda Police Association and the Government negotiating team over pay and other alterations forced by the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has still to be ratified.But Emmerson Carrington, the chairman of the BPA, said: "The BPA is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement in principle with the Be
The Royal Gazette, 2 days ago

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Live: leaders' forum | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Live: leaders' forum | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

A pre-election leaders’ forum took place tonight.David Burt, the Premier and leader of the Progressive Labour Party, One Bermuda Alliance leader Craig Cannonier, and Marc Bean, the leader of the new Free Democratic Movement, fielded questions from moderators Qian Dickinson and Rick Richardson.The leaders, who appeared separately for 40-minute sessions, also faced questions from the general public and youth organisation Bermuda Youth Connect.The event, which began shortly after 8pm, w
The Royal Gazette, 3 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Firefighters tackle brush fire | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Firefighters tackle brush fire | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Fire crews put out a small brush fire this afternoon.A fire service spokesman said: "The fire service responded with appliances from the Hamilton Station, the Port Royal Station and a total of nine firefighters."The incident happened in the Hillview area of Warwick at 2.55pm.The spokesman said: "Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly extinguished the fire."The cause of the fire is under investigation."
The Royal Gazette, 4 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Covid-19: No new cases today | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Covid-19: No new cases today | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

No new cases of the coronavirus were logged today after 560 came back clear to health officials.The news meant the total number of confirmed cases remained at 181.There five active cases, all under public health monitoring and none are in hospital.none are hospitalized or in critical care.The number of people who have recovered from infection is 167 and the death toll remains at nine.The average age of cases is 56 and the age range is from 9 to 101. The average f
The Royal Gazette, 5 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Manager Moyes forced to miss West Ham match | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Sport

Manager Moyes forced to miss West Ham match | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Sport

Bermuda

If football clubs required a reminder that Covid-19 remains a threat to the current campaign, they needed only look at the chaos that ensued at the London Stadium on Tuesday evening.Less than an hour before kick-off in their Carabao Cup encounter against Hull City, Hammers manager David Moyes, defender Issa Diop and midfielder Josh Cullen all received positive coronavirus tests.All three were forced to leave the ground immediately and while West Ham went on to win the third-round tie 5-1, t
The Royal Gazette, 6 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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Bus terminal kiosk closed for repairs | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bus terminal kiosk closed for repairs | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

The central bus terminal kiosk in Hamilton is closed to for repairs to its air conditioning unit, the Government announced tonight.The Department of Public Transportation apologised for the late notice and for any inconvenience caused to the public.A Government spokesman said an update on the reopening date would be provided as soon as possible.
The Royal Gazette, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Cannonier: PLP platform 'smoke and mirrors' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Cannonier: PLP platform 'smoke and mirrors' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

The leader of the One Bermuda Alliance today branded the Progressive Labour Party platform "smoke and mirrors" and built on unaffordable promises.Craig Cannonier said David Burt, the Premier, had attempted to deceive the public.He added: "The Premier’s platform is simply not based on reality. Bermuda, there is an absence of reality with the PLP’s platform. "The sleight of hand has become tired. We see through him. It is all smoke and mirrors."He said the redevelopment of the F
The Royal Gazette, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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PLP makes string of economic pledges | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

PLP makes string of economic pledges | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

A string of promises to boost the economy and cut the island’s cost of living were unveiled this evening in the Progressive Labour Party’s election platform.The manifesto included a Bermuda National Digital Bank to cut mortgage costs and jump-start the casino industry, a "green energy revolution" to reduce power bills, and a food co-operative to increase domestic production - which will include vertical farming.The platform added that the plan for economic and tourism recovery would include
The Royal Gazette, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Covid-19: Post-hurricane test times | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Covid-19: Post-hurricane test times | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

The Covid-19 test centre at the Perot Post Office in Hamilton will reopen tomorrow at 10am.The pandemic hotline will reopen at 9am.People who missed their Covid-19 tests at the Perot centre today will be e-mailed with a new time.A spokeswoman for the health ministry said that people who are unable to receive e-mails should contact the hotline at 444 2498 tomorrow between 9am to 9pm to reschedule.The spokeswoman warned: "Testing results may take up to 36 hours for Tuesday’s res
The Royal Gazette, 10 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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